Doctors for Tender Gums in Chickballapur, Hubli-Dharwad
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Tender, painful, sore, red gums can be a symptom of gingivitis (inflammation of the gums) or, more likely, periodontitis (inflammation of the attachment fibers of the teeth and supporting bone), which can arise due to a number of different causes. It can ultimately lead to receding gums and even damage to the bones of the jaw. Hormonal changes during pregnancy can also increase the sensitivity of the gums, which may in some cases lead to soreness or pain. Painful gums can also arise due to localized sores on the gums, such as abscesses or aphthous ulcers
HOW IS TENDER GUMS DIAGNOSED?
Dentists perform a complete examination of the teeth and gums while diagnosing Tender Gums. The doctor may look for symptoms of gingivitis and other gum related issues. They may even look for blisters or boils. In some cases, tissue from the affected area is taken for microscopic examination
HOW IS TENDER GUMS TREATED?
An initial evaluation and thorough dental cleaning to remove all traces of plaque and tartar
Instruction on effective home brushing and flossing techniques
Regular professional checkups and cleaning
Possibly fixing crowns or fillings (dental restorations) that make good hygiene difficult
DID YOU KNOW?
Use an antiseptic mouthwash for prevention of tender gums